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Upcoming Meetings
Presenting to Council
Council News
Audio Recordings of Meetings

Council Update

Effective immediately, all Council Meetings will return to the in-person format. As such, Presentations and Public Hearings will be included in this switch. We ask for those who wish to listen in real time to attend in person.

If you wish to comment on the meeting but do not wish to attend for any reason, submission of your comments using the contact form on this page (under Presenting to Council) is still an available option. Your comments will be presented to Council during that section of the agenda.

Audio recordings of the meetings will still be made available afterwards.

About Council

Town council is composed of seven individuals (Mayor, Deputy Mayor and five Councillors) who serve for a four-year term. The current Council was elected in the fall of 2021. The next election is in the fall of 2025. It is Council’s responsibility to oversee the Town’s policy development and ensure, through the Chief Administrative Officer, that policy is implemented by the Town’s Administration. Council also sets the annual operating and capital budgets and its members sit on several boards and committees.

Current Council

Front Row: Councillor Don Good, Mayor Elaine Manzer, Councillor Shelly Shannon
Back Row: Councillor Marc Boychuk, Councillor Brad Carr, Deputy Mayor Orren Ford, Councillor Byron Schamehorn
MayorElaine Manzer780-625-5631[email protected]
CouncillorOrren Ford780-617-4419[email protected]
CouncillorByron Schamehorn780-625-2045[email protected]
CouncillorDon Good[email protected]
Deputy MayorShelly Shannon780-625-5595[email protected]
CouncillorBrad Carr780-625-5628[email protected]
CouncillorMarc Boychuk780-625-5629[email protected]

Council Meetings

Regular Meetings of Town Council take place on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, working policy meetings, called Governance and Priorities meetings, meet on the first Monday of each month.

All meetings are open to the public and commence at 5:00 pm in Council Chambers unless otherwise noted.

For those who have a disability that would require an accommodation to attend or participate in a council meeting please download and submit our meeting accessibility form so we can ensure the appropriate accommodation is setup.

Upcoming Council Meetings

There are no upcoming events.

Presenting to Council

During each meeting, there is a designated time for public comments scheduled towards the end. During that time members of the public are invited to comment (two minutes in length) on a topic of discussion listed on the meeting’s agenda. Additionally, you can request that a discussion item be brought before Council, to inquire about bringing an item before Council either as a presentation or as a request for discussion please contact the Legislative Services Coordinator via the form below or by calling 780-624-2574. All requests must be received before noon on Wednesday preceding the Council meeting you wish to present at.

    Please note all items submitted to Council are public. Council meetings are voice recorded and published.

    Council News

    Council Wrap-up: April 22, 2024

    Funding to bolster community organizations, a presentation from the Sagitawa Friendship Society, farewell to a couple of great contributors on ...
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    Council Wrap-up: April 8, 2024

    Three requests for grants to organizations led off the April 8, 2024 Town of Peace River council meeting. Celebrating 25 ...
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    Watch the Council Community Forum

    Weren't able to make it to the first Council Community Forum on March 2, 2023? Well, we've got you covered! ...
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    Agendas & Minutes

    By following the link above you can access council agendas and minutes from the most recent, to as far back as the year 2000, more will be made available as they are digitized. Recent agendas and minutes are posted the Thursday before each regular council meeting.

    Council Meeting Recordings

    Video meeting recordings from June 12, 2023 forward are available on the Town’s YouTube page.

    View Council Live Stream Recordings

    Audio Recordings

    Audio from Council Meetings up to, and including, June 5, 2023, are available below. Council Meetings since that time are available through the Town’s YouTube page, as outlined above.

    Live Streamed Media Directive (PDF – 90KB)

    CAO Mandate

    As the sole employee of Council, the Chief Administrative Officer presented to Council a series of goals to be executed upon, during a public Council Meeting. That Letter of Mandate was approved by Council, and can be seen below.

    CAO Mandate — April-October 2023

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